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: dark humor, gloomy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, psychological, witty
Plot: rescue, fire department, danger, firefighter, urban, haunted by the past, firemen, life is a bitch, anti heroes, mentally unstable, dealing with death, alcohol abuse, workplace situations, heroes, workplace, chief, separated, self destructing, torment, divorced divorcee, worn out, rookie, divorce, life risking, hallucinations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and dark humor films and TV series with plots about workplace, urban, workplace situations, friendship, family relations, lifestyle and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Rescue Me: Louie (2010), Chicago Fire (2012), Cashmere Mafia (2008), Related (2005), The Unusuals (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: talky, humorous, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, sitcom, singleness, jazz, single father, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.9
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire department, paramedic, danger, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, workplace problem, crime investigation, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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78%
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, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: architect, best friends, feminism, female friendship, career woman, urban, friendship, workplace situations, ambition, gender, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.7
 734
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: looking for love, siblings relations, sibling relationship, thirtysomething life, urban, love and romance, family relations, city life, eccentric family, everyday life, college student, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: police detective, crime, dishonesty, police station, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, sex, young adult, city life, urban, twentysomething life, friends, friendship, love and romance, youth, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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72%
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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: offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, tragicomedy, cynical ...
Plot: support group, suicide, social misfits, city life, mental disorders, urban, hopes, misfit, starting over, human nature, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, rivalry, friendship, family life, ambition, urban, thirtysomething life, office, city life, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 550
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations, black woman, society, workplace, social misfits, starting over, interracial relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twentysomething life, urban, self discovery, physical appearance, city life, girl, feminism, feminist, weight loss, self esteem, women, body image
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.9
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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: offbeat, semi serious, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, sitcom, obsession, friendship, mental disorders, cooking and food, thirtysomething life, hopes, friends, social misfits, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 22K
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, talky, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, coworker relationship, power relations, strong sexual content, workplace, dishonesty, powerful corporation, ambition, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
 6.2
 365
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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: social misfits, misfit, suburbs, buddies, urban, fall in love, city life, love and romance, society, friends, lifestyle, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Duration: 28 min.
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Style: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, prostitute, family life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, workplace, social relations, suburbs, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
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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, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, against the rules, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, friendship, drug abuse, staff, conflict, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.7
 106K
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, surreal, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dealing with death, hopes, gays and lesbians, funeral home, couple relations, family business, drugs/alcohol, death, self discovery, sibling relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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47%
 7.3
 59K
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, aspiring writer, roommate, dating, strong sexual content, best friends, city life, young woman, new yorker, adolescence, friendship, young adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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45%
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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, humorous, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, accountant, high society, starting over, siblings relations, lifestyle, family relations, power relations, mogul, layoff, patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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44%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: police station, police detective, sitcom, workplace situations, urban, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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43%
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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
Plot: rescue, paramedic, hospital, injury, doctor, daring rescue, workplace, danger, race against time, save the day, workplace situations, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: bowling, small town, psychiatrist, teacher, hotshot lawyer, starting over, lawyer, hometown, homecoming, romance, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, friends, divorce, group of friends, buddies, wife husband relationship, friendship, family life, unfulfillment, family relations, salesman, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
 8.3
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, crime investigation, police detective, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: alcoholic, goofy hero, social misfits, twentysomething life, love and romance, misfit, couples, disorder, support group, lifestyle, fishing, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rescue, workplace situations, injury, fire department, firemen, danger, urban, workplace, firefighter, lifesaver
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, not serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, hopes, misfit, strong female lead, cult, bunker, nanny, abduction, new job, song and dance, rich woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
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Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat
Plot: lesbian, parents and children, siblings relations, lgbt, family drama, eccentric family, life turned upside down, family relations, family life, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: paramedic, rookie, workplace situations, urban, workplace, ambulance, separated, lifesaver, supportive coworker, self destructing, worn out, trio ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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