Movies and TV shows like Absolutely Fabulous

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Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
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Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of fashion and PR, immature fun-loving mother Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of cruel humour have made this series a cult hit in the UK and abroad.
Style: sitcom, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, not serious, biting, offbeat, alternative comedy
Plot: middle aged, fashion, satire, birthday, career woman, model, friends, alcohol abuse, family relations, parents and children, homosexual, best friends, cult, gays and lesbians, parenthood, comedian, aging, weirdo, strong female presence, lifestyle, ex husband, gender, drinking problem, promiscuity, journal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, new york, united kingdom

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Most similar movies to Absolutely Fabulous

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about british humour, satire, family relations, british, disorder, friends and lifestyle mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Absolutely Fabulous: Cybill (1995), Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999), French and Saunders (1987), Till Death Us Do Part (1965), British Men Behaving Badly (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, actor's life, best friends, gender, strong female presence, family relations, friends, feminism, parents and children, family life, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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100%
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: ambiguity, sexual humor, actor, gender, odd couple, best friends, gays and lesbians, partners, lifestyle, physical appearance, unemployment, agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, gender, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, promiscuity, cross dressing, disorder, satire, female protagonist, joke ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Till Death Us Do Part is a ground-breaking British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... ...
Style: sitcom, talky, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: working class, racism, satire, fanatic, conservative, husband, daughter, wife, baby, society, immigrants, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, couple relations, singleness, slacker, irresponsible, misfit partners, roommate, self involved, social awkwardness, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
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69%
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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, surreal, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hippie, satire, college life, social relations, medical school, suicidal, friends, youth, buddies, social misfits, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, journalist, media, satire, designer, staff, gadget, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, journalism, workplace, office, parents and children, roommate, journal, secretary, family relations, lifestyle, workplace situations, model ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, buddies, youth, society, best friends, friends, family relations, teenage life, social differences, parents and children, cockney, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: store, female protagonist, comedian, family relations, love and romance, disorder, living with parents, unsupportive parent, dating, couples, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, friends, retirement home life, dealing with death, workplace, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, comedy of errors, parents and children, marriage, social awkwardness, disorder, family gatherings, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, surreal, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace situations, friendship, store, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Little Britain (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Little Britain is a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the ...
Style: cynical, not serious, witty, humorous, parody ...
Plot: satire, stupidity, lifestyle, cross dressing, social misfits, society, misfit, gender bending, human nature, false identity, social satire, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, paris france, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, biting, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, british prime minister, prime minister, government, power relations, dimwit, staff, government official, responsibility, secretary, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, comedian, youth, working class, workplace, best friends, social misfits, society, workplace situations, misfit, elderly, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family man, husband wife relationship, parenthood, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Smack the Pony is a British sketch comedy show that ran from 1999 until 2003 on Channel 4. The main performers on the show were Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, and Sally Phillips. There were also regular appearances from Sarah Alexander, Darren Boyd, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: strong female presence, sexism, social misfits, gender, battle of the sexes, satire, british, female protagonist, fast talker, comedienne, late night, english ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, strong female presence, suburbs, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life, abortion, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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54%
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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, social relations, strong female presence, family life, gender, best friends, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: radio, satire, disorder, unsuccessful, comeback, friends, hapless, wannabe, humiliation, fan, career, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Heading Out (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Heading Out is a British sitcom created by and starring comedian Sue Perkins. It was first broadcast on BBC Two on 26 February 2013. Heading Out tells the story of Sara, a veterinarian who is given an ultimatum by her friends to tell her parents ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, lgbt, friends, gender, gays and lesbians, lesbian, lesbian interest, veterinarian, homosexuality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Only Fools and Horses (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, siblings relations, partners, hopes, dishonesty, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: workplace, sexism, store, farce, department store, camp, gays and lesbians, gender, rivalry, silly humor, shopping, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, politics, government official, secretary, workplace situations, british politics, politician, minister, boss and employee, state affairs, power relations, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Get ready to experience everyone’s favourite mother hen at her most outrageous in her very first Live Tour DVD. Prepare for a riot of bad behaviour as you see Mrs Brown Live and unleashed for the first time in a show jam packed with all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, matriarch, eccentric family, everyday life, elderly, plan gone awry, disorder, living with parents, couple relations, parents and children, golden years, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, immigrants, society, suburbs, family life, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, disorder, ethnic, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: punjab, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, witty, biting, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media, lesbian, boss, reporter, advertising, tv show, workplace, politically correct, workplace situations, media satire, political humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Rang, M'Lord? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: You Rang M'Lord? is a British comedy series written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, the creators of Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Hi-de-Hi! It was broadcast between 1990 and 1993 on the BBC. The show was a comedy set in the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: farce, master and servant, servant, high society, domestic servant, social differences, eccentric family, family relations, family life, dysfunctional family, presumed dead, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, realistic, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, absurd humor, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, joke, surrealism, satire, british, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%