Movies and TV shows like Parenthood

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Parenthood (2010)
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Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, responsibility, family drama, family relations, single parent, couple relations, adolescence, marital problem, parents and children, parenthood, siblings relations, social relations, father son relationship, teenage life, musician, lawyer, youth, career, marriage, suburbs, young kid, couples, human relationship, suburban life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california

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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, family life, couples, couple relations, siblings relations and family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Parenthood: Brothers & Sisters (2006), Packed to the Rafters (2008), Gilmore Girls (2000), Hung (2009), The Middle (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brothers & Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family drama, family relations, family business, mistress, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, family life, love and romance, jealousy, parenthood, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california
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100%
Packed to the Rafters (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Packed to the Rafters is an Australian family-oriented television series which premiered on the Seven Network on Tuesday 26 August 2008 at 8:30 pm. The show has continued on Tuesdays in this timeslot for its entire run. The drama series features a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, getting home, living with parents, nothing goes right, anniversary, siblings relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, boyfriend, single mother, best friends, small town life, looking for love, social relations, lifestyle, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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43%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, gigolo, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, adolescence, talented, new job, financial problem, family problems, strong sexual content, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, family values, family life, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family, couple relations, marriage, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 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: dark humor, psychological, emotional, contemplative, surreal ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, death, family business, dysfunctional family, gay, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, mortician, workplace problem, life changing experience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his sister's three kids: Jordan, Bryana, and Vanessa.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, artists and showbiz, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, husband wife relationship, black family, marriage, uncle nephew relationship, youth, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, lesbian, foster home, family problems, lesbian mother, adoption, troubled teen, teenage life, step siblings, supportive parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, parenthood, everyday life, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: dark humor, biting, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, gay teenager, siblings relations, sex scene, family relations, alcoholic father, juvenile delinquency, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Family Tree (2011)
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, family problems, social relations, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, indoor, high school life, coming of age, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, overbearing parent, overprotective parent, teenage daughter, family, parents and children, suburban life, family life, siblings relations, lifestyle, popularity, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: single parent, petty criminal, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family life, family relations, crimes, pretense, parents and children, business venture, dishonesty, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 13K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, couples, youth, save the day, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christian film
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, family relations, marriage, black romance, strong female presence, gospel, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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This Is Us (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, sentimental
Plot: adoption, childhood memory, depression, break up, childhood, parenthood, family, grieving, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, sibling ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 1990s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, artists and showbiz, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, marital problem, single parent, disorder, family relations, couple relations, couples, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family problems, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, parents and children, family relations, family life, friendship, love and romance, save the day, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family, single parent, couples, remarry, columnist, family life, siblings relations, teenage life, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 6K
Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Solsidan is a Swedish television comedy series that premiered on 29 January 2010 on TV4. The series is named after a small part of Saltsjöbaden called Solsidan. It revolves around Alex and Anna who are expecting their first child and have just ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, self fulfillment, alienation, greed, lifestyle, actress, couples, ambition, small town life, uninvited guest, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday night programming, and was originally broadcast from ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, society, teenage love, parenthood, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
 3K
Smother (2008)
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, disorder, family life, couple relations, fired from the job, parent grown child relationship, dysfunctional family, sensuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, couple relations, teenage life, coming of age, teenage girl, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.4
 357K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, marriage, parents and children, blended family, adolescence, everyday life, generation gap, gay father, gay, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 1K
All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 940
Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, family feud, parents separation, family tradition, couples, couple relations, family values, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 45K
Parenthood (1989)
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, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, siblings relations, living with parents, supportive parent, teenage life, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%