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Kitchen Confidential (2005)
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Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kitchen Confidential is an American television sitcom that debuted on September 19, 2005, on the Fox network, based on Anthony Bourdain's New York Times bestselling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Bradley Cooper played the Anthony Bourdain-inspired lead character, Jack Bourdain. After the show's first three episodes aired on Fox, the show was put on hiatus due to Fox's coverage of the Major League Baseball playoffs. In November 2005, Fox announced the show would not air during sweeps and that only 13 episodes would be produced as it was only averaging 4 million viewers. The show returned on December 5, 2005, with its fourth episode, but only received 3.38 million viewers. Four days later, Fox announced the cancellation of the series.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sitcom, semi serious, witty
Plot: chef, restaurant, cooking and food, cook, coworker, cooking, comeback, one more chance, lifestyle, workplace situations, lifestyle change, success, friendship, life changing experience, starting over, hopes, workplace, character change, supportive friend, waiter, workplace humor, friends, career, dating, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and sitcom films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, workplace, friendship, love and romance, workplace situations, couples and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Kitchen Confidential: Whites (2010), Love & War (1992), Love's Kitchen (2011), 2 Broke Girls (2011), Alice (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, friendship, rivalry, society, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: bar, columnist, newspaper columnist, restaurant, opposites attract, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, love and romance, introspection, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, cooking, chef, cooking and food, tv show in film, lifestyle, love affair, starting over, fall in love, helicopter, english countryside, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 6.6
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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, diner, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: diner, workplace, single mother, strong female presence, single parent, hopes, best friends, parents and children, friendship, workplace situations, starting over, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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Young & Hungry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef ...
Style: feel good, sitcom, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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In the Weeds (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's Martha's first night as a waitress in an upscale New York restaurant. Veteran Chloe shows her the ropes and introduces her to the lives of the restaurant staff. Adam, a hopeful playwright, suffers for his art while dealing with a very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waitress, lifestyle, workplace, looking for love, relationship vs career, workplace romance, romance, workplace situations, couples, city life, urban ...
Time: 90s
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: chef, eccentric family, friends, family relations, buddies, best friends, lifestyle, family, restaurant, cooking and food, family life
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Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love and Lemons (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Agnes has most things in life: a family who are always there for her, a good job in the restaurant industry, a boyfriend who loves her, and a best friend whom she knows inside out. Or does she? All of a sudden things begin to crumble, one by one, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Just Desserts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: relationship vs career, lifestyle, ambition, opposites attract, contest, workplace situations, romance, workplace, rivalry, family life, love affair, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Partners is an American comedy series that aired on CBS from September 24 to November 12, 2012, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, following the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series was created by Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chef, cooking and food, cooking, restaurant, opposites attract, love, initially antagonists, workplace situations, love story, fall in love, aunt niece relationship, guardian ...
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Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
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Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, cooking, patronizing, cooking and food, hotshot, african american, french, temperamental, hapless, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kitchen in Paris (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The employees of the famous Russian "Claude Monet" restaurant are forced to move their business to Paris.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, escapades, workplace, friendship, coworker, co worker co worker relationship, couples, workplace situations, love, love and romance ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mixology (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: One bar. One night. Ten single people. Welcome to Mix, a high-end bar in Manhattan's trendy meatpacking district.  These are the exploits of singles, five guys and five girls, in search of love - all over the course of one night.
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, battle of the sexes, couples, love and romance, eligible bachelor, couple relations, buddies, singleness, urban, dumped, waiter, fast talker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
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Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, workplace, lifestyle, photographer, couples, friendship, magazine, dating, love and romance, dumped, singleness, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Kitchen. War for the hotel (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Plot: kitchen, restaurant, business, workplace, workplace situations, job, escapades, staff, creativity, waiter, chef, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Notes from the Underbelly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Notes from the Underbelly is an American sitcom that debuted on ABC as a midseason replacement. The series is based upon the novel of the same name by Risa Green, and is produced by Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for Warner Bros. Television. The title is a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, family relations, babies and infants, youth, parents and children, expectant father, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mostly Martha (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking, cooking and food, family relations, love, romance, workplace situations, family problems, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, life, lifestyle change, love affair, love and romance, character change, change of heart, friends, fall in love, life philosophy, girlfriend, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.8
 898K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, looking for love, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, family relations, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 321
Love, Inc. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The energetic staff of LOVE, INC. takes pride in their success as full-service dating consultants. Leading the flourishing team is owner and founder of LOVE, INC., Clea. After her marriage of nine years falls apart, she now finds herself thrust into ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, matchmaking, dating, couples, counselor, matchmaker, love, friendship, rivalry, wooing, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 8K
About a Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, group of friends, looking for love, roommate, friends, singleness, dating, bar, womanizer, couple relations, love and romance, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 36K
Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Endings is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The show follows the dysfunctional adventures of six best friends living in Chicago.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, group of friends, best friends, lifestyle, sibling relationship, sexual tension, dating, friends, breakup, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%