Movies and TV shows like Parenthood

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Parenthood
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, family life, family relations, single parent, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, couples, social relations, family drama, favoritism among siblings, living with parents, supportive parent, irresponsible, grandparent and grandchild, marital problem, responsibility, musician, adolescence, parenthood, lawyer, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Six Feet Under
Comedy, Drama
USA
55 min.
 8.7
Arrested Development
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.9
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Most similar movies to Parenthood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, dysfunctional family, family life, couple relations and suburbs mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Parenthood: Gilmore Girls (2000), 8 Simple Rules (2002), The Family Tree (2011), Girl in Progress (2012), Reba (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gilmore Girls
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, witty, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, best friends, small town, verbal byplay, family, female protagonist, single mother, teenager, looking for love, thirtysomething life, private school, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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    User:   97%
 
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8 Simple Rules
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, death in the family, suburban life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
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System:   85%
    User:   93%
 
The Family Tree
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, memory loss, suburban life, suburbs, family problems, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   96%
 
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Girl in Progress
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parent child relationship, single mother, teenage girl, family relations, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
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System:   83%
    User:   85%
 
 6.5
 12K
Reba
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs, pregnancy, family life, suburban life, single mother, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
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    User:   75%
 
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Please Give
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: cancer, infidelity, homeless, midlife crisis, suicide, guilt, death, family life, relationships, sarcasm, family relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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At Home with the Braithwaites
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: parents and children, lottery, family life, suburbs, suburban life, lifestyle, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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System:   80%
    User:   78%
 
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Parenthood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: parenthood, children, dysfunctional family, parents and children, suburbs, marriage, family, family drama, pornography, siblings relations, childhood, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
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System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
 8.7
 106K
Six Feet Under
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, surreal, tense, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family business, funeral home, family problems, family secret, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, parents and children, sibling relationship, financial problem, life changing experience, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
 5.7
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How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   71%
 
 7.3
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The Descendants
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, parenthood, marriage, greed, death, hospital, lawyer, on the road, parents and children, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
The Perfect Family
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, physical appearance, church, suburban life, religions or cults, society, couples, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
 7.5
 454K
Juno
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, teenager, small town, coming of age, parenthood, abortion, high school, friendship, folk, virginity, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   74%
 
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World's Greatest Dad
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, death, workplace, high school, father son relationship, single father, drugs/alcohol, single parent, suicide, loneliness, life & death, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
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Smother
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife to have a baby and from his mom, who has decided to move in with the young couple.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, parents and children, couples, family relations, disorder, family life, couple relations, sex scene, dysfunctional family, woman with glasses, long brown hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 4.0
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Raising Genius
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: prodigy, high school, crumbling marriage, suburbs, family life, suburban life, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
King of the Hill
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, small town, eccentric family, suburban life, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, social relations, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
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George Lopez
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, factory, suburban life, working class, suburbs, workplace situations, workplace, mexican american, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
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I Ought to Be in Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, hollywood, golden years, single parent, parents and children, estrangement, suburbs, family gatherings, screenwriter, struggling actor, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
The Way Way Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, adolescence, mentor, dysfunctional family, loneliness, divorce, parenthood, vacation, coming-of-age, theme park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   75%
 
 7.0
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Roseanne
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, cynical, biting
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, working class, family life, verbal byplay, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, couples, overweight, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 8.3
 160K
Californication
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, lust, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, family life, sexual activity, addiction, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, couples, marriage, drugs, christian, gospel, black romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
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Arrested Development
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, family business, workplace, family problems, family relations, disorder, prison, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
Every Other Week
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pontus is divorced and has custody of his children every other week while living life as a bachelor the rest of the time. His older brother, Jens, is married since 20 years and has three children. When Jens' marriage collapses, he moves in with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, suburban life, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fake commercial, divorce, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
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The Debut
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: high school, social misfits, friendship, suburbs, looking for love, school, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
 6.8
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Judy Berlin
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy where a the relationship of a teacher and married principal goes much worse than that of their children.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, americana, single parent, suburbs, loneliness, drinking, human nature, dialogue, life philosophy, couple relations, parents and children, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
Brooklyn Lobster
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, countryside, couple relations, bank, parents and children, siblings relations, restaurant, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   57%
 

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Mind the Gap
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: single parent, love and romance, urban, couples, romance, family relations, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
 7.2
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Win Win
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dramatic ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, parenthood, adolescence, contests and competitions, coach, high school, family drama, mentor, athlete and trainer, small town, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
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