Movies and TV shows like Rescue Me

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Rescue Me (2004)
 8.4
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Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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: humorous, psychological, dark humor, offbeat, gloomy, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: rescue, firefighter, danger, fire department, heroes, struggle, career, divorce, heroic, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, team, fear, hallucinations, mentally unstable, self destructing, desperation, teamwork, coworker, haunted by the past, veteran, urban, torment, dealing with death, widow widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 dark humor films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, urban, friendship, family relations, friends and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Rescue Me: Chicago Fire (2012), Louie (2010), The Unusuals (2009), House of Lies (2012), Enlightened (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 30K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, rescue, fire department, characters in danger, life risking, responsibility, danger, teamwork, firemen, workplace problem, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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95%
 8.6
 70K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, comedian, sitcom, loneliness, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, everyday life, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.0
 5K
The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, african american, corruption, loss of partner, fighting crime, partners, ethics, struggle, sanity, police corruption, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, clever, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, power relations, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, powerful corporation, dishonesty, ambitious, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, success, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.5
 6K
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, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, coping, starting over, workplace situations, sanity, optimism, responsibility, family relations, ex couple relations, coworker, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 20K
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, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, strong sexual content, family problems, middle aged, new job, financial problem, adolescence, workplace, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, friendship, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, family relations, thirtysomething life, workplace, office, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 891
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: cynical, dark humor, realistic, offbeat, tragicomedy ...
Plot: support group, suicide, city life, friends, plan gone awry, love and romance, social misfits, twentysomething life, hopes, life is a bitch, self destructing, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationship vs career, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace, gender, feminism, ambition, workplace situations, best friends, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: city life, twentysomething life, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, friendship, youth, friends, lifestyle, urban, sex, young adult
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 5K
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, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: rookie, paramedic, worn out, self destructing, supportive coworker, workplace situations, separated, urban, lifesaver, workplace, ambulance, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 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, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, teenage love, workplace, dysfunctional family, love and romance, workplace situations, teenage life, youth, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 23K
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant edge of collapse, it's going to ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, staff, drug abuse, conflict, against the rules, drugs/alcohol, responsibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 738
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, sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: thirtysomething life, urban, city life, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, everyday life, looking for love, eccentric family, sibling relationship, loss of mother, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 556
Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, hotel, blacks and whites, interracial relations, siblings relations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, racism, maid, workplace, culture clash, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.7
 109K
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: dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, gays and lesbians, family business, family secret, life changing experience, depression, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Life After Fat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Life After Fat is a comedy-drama web series filmed in New York City, focusing on Maddie, a 24 year old thrift store employee who loses 90 lbs over the course of a year. For the first time in her life, she feels noticed, and attractive, which ends up ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: urban, physical appearance, city life, twentysomething life, self discovery, women, feminism, weight loss, feminist, self esteem, body image, girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.5
 85K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: office, job, sitcom, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, goofy hero, workplace problem, coworker, disorder, power relations, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.3
 385
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: dark humor, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: society, misfit, urban, social misfits, friends, city life, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, suburbs, buddies, aggression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 444
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: dark humor, realistic, biting, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, dishonesty, stock broker, hopes, thirtysomething life, social misfits, friends, singleness, cooking and food, surgery, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sincere, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, midlife crisis, group of friends, friends, sexual activity, african american, uptight character, actor, dreams, buddies, family life, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.3
 1K
Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, workplace, filmmaking, lifestyle, agent, disorder, heroes, hollywood, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, sleazy, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, friends, starting over, self discovery, breakup, singleness, artists and showbiz, writer's life, best friends, dating
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.8
 2K
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: rescue, paramedic, doctor, hospital, workplace, partners, workplace situations, determination, responsibility, team, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 18K
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, high society, starting over, family relations, lifestyle, power relations, lifestyle change, siblings relations, accountant, brother brother relationship, relatives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 222K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctors and patients, sitcom, friendship, doctor, workplace situations, mentor, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, interracial relations, nurse, roommate ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: police station, police detective, sitcom, partners against crime, superior, workplace situations, golden years, fish, crime, crimes, workplace, gambling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 8K
Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: law firm, family relations, loss of parent, starting over, workplace, power relations, career change, lawyer, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace situations, female lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 825
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: exciting, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious
Plot: workplace, danger, firefighter, urban, workplace situations, lifesaver, rescue, injury, firemen, fire department
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.7
 167K
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: humorous, offbeat, biting, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, gay teenager, teenage life, teenage sex, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%