Movies and TV shows like Gilmore Girls

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Gilmore Girls (2000)
 8.1
 95K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: talky, feel good, witty, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, clever
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, best friends, looking for love, lifestyle, small town life, teenager, family, verbal byplay, career, love, private school, teenage life, first love, student, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, everyday life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england

Most similar movies to Gilmore Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, teenage life, teenager, parents and children, friendship and family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Gilmore Girls: Hart of Dixie (2011), The O.C. (2003), Life Unexpected (2010), Good Luck Charlie (2010), Bunheads (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.
Style: talky, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mishap, loneliness, unhappiness, widow, single mother, friendship between women, coming of age, female friendship, love, thirtysomething life, odd ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 44K
Hart of Dixie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New Yorker Zoe Hart has it all figured out - after graduating top of her class from medical school, she'll follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon. But when her dreams fall apart, Zoe decides to work at a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, small town life, young woman, lifestyle change, female doctor, social relations, lifestyle, doctor, newcomer, doctors and patients, fish out of water, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.5
 79K
The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, intellectual, realistic
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, best friends, family relations, social differences, classmate, teenage love, dating, lifestyle, first love, parents and children, lawyer, sexual activity ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: foster child, teenager, family relations, adolescence, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, immature, proposal, thirtysomething life, judge, 15 year old, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, family values, parenthood, siblings relations, youth, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenage love, teenage girl, female friendship, self discovery, letter, jeans, summer, best friends, teenage life, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south carolina, mexico, greece, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 8K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, lifestyle, starting over, lifestyle change, dancer, family, couples, social relations, small town, dancing, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 17K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, school, siblings relations, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 7K
Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, small town, mysterious character, supernatural, imaginary, romance, social relations, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 23K
Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Casey Cartwright is poised to become the most powerful girl in the Greek system. Rusty, her little brother, is new on campus and he's the geek. But he sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a whole new identity.
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, college life, college, youth, party, student life, friendship, ex couple relations, lifestyle, social relations, social climbing, sorority ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: school, coming of age, teenager, parents and children, best friends, family values, supportive parent, youth, family, self discovery, teenage life, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage life, coming of age, couple relations, teenage girl, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children, maturation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: popularity, teenage life, youth, twins, rivalry, high school life, actress, supportive parent, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: fish out of water, small town life, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, doctors and patients, misfit, graduation, medical school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.2
 30K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, family drama, family relations, single parent, marital problem, adolescence, couple relations, parenthood, parents and children, siblings relations, responsibility, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
100%
Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, audition, hollywood, dream, teen angst, bittersweet, small town, parents and children, small town life, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 13K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, couples, family problems, save the day, youth, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, ex couple relations, parents separation, friendship, thirtysomething life, couples, owner, parents and children, singleness, single parent, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 784K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, friends, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, family relations, cafe, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: tunnel, small town, mischievous children, eccentric family, siblings relations, friendship, suburban life, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, high school, teenage life, teacher, slacker, nerd, friendship, freak, social misfits, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school hunk, first love, family relations, teenage girl, teenage daughter, high school, adolescence, teen romance, shyness, teenage crush, crush, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 24K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Plot: overprotective parent, family relations, family, family problems, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, couples, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 3K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, lifestyle, youth, family, best friends, teenage love, teen angst, popular girl, school, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, small town life, americana, teenage life, family relations, graduation, social relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, college, high school, friendship, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 44K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, adolescence, family, teenage boy, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 924
My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, social relations, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, teenage life, best friends, parents and children, power relations, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 10K
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, twins, twin sister, eccentric family, youth, lifestyle, verbal byplay, friendship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%