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: 42 min.
TV show
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: heroic, psychological, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, disturbing, humorous, gloomy, witty, offbeat
Plot: rescue, divorce, alcohol abuse, fire department, heroes, firefighter, struggle, life is a bitch, team, desperation, teamwork, loss, workplace, fear, haunted by the past, torment, dark humor, ghost, 911, career, hallucination, mentally unstable, self destructing, coworker, veteran ...
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, friends, hopes, friendship, family relations and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Rescue Me: Californication (2007), Hung (2009), The Smoke (2014), The Job (2001), Enlightened (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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, cynical, witty, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, dark humor, writers, lifestyle, sexual activity, addiction, family life, strong sexual content, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles
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86%
 7.1
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Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: middle aged, gigolo, sexual relations, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, male escort, new job, family relations, talented, family problems, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 965
The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, workplace situations, workplace, partners, fire department, bravery, evacuation, natural disaster, lifesaver, fire brigade, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 2K
The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, partners, police station, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, crime investigation, mistress, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.5
 8K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, tragicomedy ...
Plot: self discovery, coping, starting over, midlife crisis, workplace situations, sanity, family relations, ex couple relations, optimism, coworker, mental disorder, ex husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, fall in love, amusement park, dysfunctional family, workplace situations, love and romance, teenage love, workplace, teenage life, coming of age, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 107K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, workplace, coworker, everyday life, boss, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.7
 129K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: psychological, emotional, tense, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: gay, dark humor, gays and lesbians, death, family business, dysfunctional family, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, workplace problem, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: group of friends, midlife crisis, friendship, family relations, bonding, parenthood, family life, divorce, middle aged, salesman, old friend, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 3K
Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, medical drama
Plot: paramedic, rescue, hospital, doctor, workplace, partners, workplace situations, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, determination, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 85
Leap Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After being laid-off from their corporate day jobs, Aaron, Bryn, Derek, Olivia and Jack compete to get their businesses off the ground when a mystery benefactor promises to invest $500,000 in one of their startups.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, inspirational, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, money raising, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, computers and web, buddies, programmer, rise to the top, society, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, singleness, breakup, writer's life, middle aged, dating, marriage, relationship problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 616
Saved (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: “Saved” chronicles medical school dropout turned paramedic Wyatt Cole, who finds the breakneck pace of his 24-hour shift a welcome escape from his inner demons.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, rescue, hopes, firefighter, dishonesty, medical school, paramedic, couple relations, rivalry, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 30K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, disorder, team, coworker, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 915
Pepper Dennis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pepper Dennis is a comedy-drama television series
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, love and romance, television, tv reporter, workplace, rivalry, boss and employee, society, friendship, journalism, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.5
 222K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, emotional, humorous, realistic, ironic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, gay teenager, teenage life, siblings relations, teenage sex, juvenile delinquency, sex scene, youth, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, direction and purpose, self fulfillment, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, disorder, sanity, fighting illness, life changing experience, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, workplace problem, comedian, showbiz, workplace situations, friendship, backstage, actor's life, writer's life, friends, director, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: support group, friendship, misfit, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, dark humor, stock broker, obsession, mental illness, physical appearance, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: estrangement, introspection, human nature, social decay, satire, society, shallowness, life is a bitch, dull life, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, double life, teenage life, workplace, designer, female protagonist, popularity, lifestyle, disorder, youth, dishonesty, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music, rock, musician's life, music band, hopes, artists and showbiz, sexual humor, father daughter relationship, rock band, female singer, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, teacher, youth, rivalry, everyday life, teenage life, society, social problems, idealism, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 8.1
 15K
The Big C (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, teacher, fighting illness, cancer, dying, human spirit, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
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Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, female friendship, roommate, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, best friends, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 7K
Ed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: bowling, small town, starting over, homecoming, looking for love, lifestyle, best friends, hotshot lawyer, workplace, old friend, old love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 532
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: friends, buddies, misfit, society, love and romance, lifestyle, social misfits, suburbs, fall in love, city life, mental breakdown, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 825
Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, touching, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: everyday life, family relations, eccentric family, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, workaholic, friendship, rivalry, society, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, semi serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: introspection, starting over, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, nothing goes right, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace, down on your luck, unsupportive spouse, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, young adult, twentysomething life, city life, looking for sex, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, sexual content, city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%