Movies and TV shows like Rescue Me

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Rescue Me (2004)
 8.3
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Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with being a firefighter, while exploring the ways the men use dark humor to protect their true emotions.
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, thought provoking, disturbing, humorous, offbeat, gloomy, witty
Plot: rescue, fire department, danger, heroes, firefighter, struggle, heroic, life is a bitch, team, desperation, teamwork, loss, workplace, divorce, alcohol abuse, fear, haunted by the past, torment, firemen, anti hero, anti heroes, career, hallucination, hallucinations, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Rescue Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, friendship, friends, family relations, lifestyle and love and romance mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Rescue Me: Californication (2007), Hung (2009), The Smoke (2014), Enlightened (2011), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 170K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, dark humor, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, writer's life, lust, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, lifestyle, writers, sexual activity, addiction, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, new york
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100%
 7.1
 21K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, gigolo, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, talented, adolescence, new job, financial problem, family problems, strong sexual content, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 910
The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, firefighter, workplace situations, workplace, danger, injury, fire department, partners, natural disaster, evacuation, bravery, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 7K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, workplace situations, coping, starting over, coworker, ex couple relations, responsibility, optimism, family relations, sanity, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, breakup, singleness, best friends, writer's life, strong female presence, dating, middle aged, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, teenage love, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.7
 118K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, family business, depression, financial problem, life changing experience, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.5
 96K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: office, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, job, boss and employee, goofy hero, everyday life, disorder, coworker, workplace problem, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.7
 3K
Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, medical drama
Plot: rescue, paramedic, doctor, hospital, workplace situations, partners, workplace, save the day, danger, daring rescue, race against time, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, group of friends, friendship, family life, bonding, parenthood, family relations, divorce, middle aged, age difference, salesman, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 27K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, comedian, party, ambition, desire for fame, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, coworker, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, friends, urban, looking for sex, friendship, twentysomething life, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, love and romance, young adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 64K
Girls (2012)
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: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, roommate, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, actor, best friends, lifestyle, city life, twentysomething life, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, director, boss, old friend, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 5K
The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, cynical, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 459
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, direction and purpose, self fulfillment, family relations, family problems, fighting illness, disorder, sanity, life changing experience, life is a bitch, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 19K
Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, starting over, lifestyle, siblings relations, power relations, lifestyle change, accountant, brother brother relationship, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.8
 6K
Sirens (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: paramedic, rookie, workplace, lifesaver, supportive coworker, workplace situations, ambulance, friendship between men, friendship, workplace humor, urban, worn out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, teenage life, double life, female protagonist, designer, disorder, workplace, popularity, lifestyle, youth, dishonesty, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teacher student relationship, high school, teachers and students, bully, teacher, everyday life, rivalry, youth, teenage life, idealism, society, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 462
Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: lifestyle, misfit, friends, urban, fall in love, city life, suburbs, buddies, society, social misfits, love and romance, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.6
 193K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, sex scene, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, gay teenager, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, youth, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.6
 758
Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, everyday life, family relations, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, brooklyn new york city, workaholic, friendship, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 6K
Ed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him and he's fired from his job at a high-profile New York city law firm, Ed Stevens moves back to his small hometown of Stuckeyville where he buys the local bowling alley and attempts to win the heart of his high school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bowling, small town, homecoming, starting over, looking for love, old friend, workplace, lifestyle, best friends, hotshot lawyer, old love, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 400
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, sexual content, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 2K
Sirens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sirens is a British comedy-drama about an ambulance service team broadcast on Channel 4. It was first screened on 27 June 2011. The series is based on the book Blood, Sweat & Tea by Brian Kellett. The series is filmed predominantly in Leeds ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, paramedic, rescue, boss, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, ambulance, coworker, injury, power relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 525
The Jimmy Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.
Style: cynical, psychological, realistic, semi serious, gloomy
Plot: starting over, introspection, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, hopes, family in crisis, family problems, workplace, down on your luck, profanity, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, against the rules, cons and scams, golden years, retirement home life, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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