Movies and TV shows like Parenthood

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Parenthood (2010)
 8.2
 27K
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: single parent, family life, parents and children, suburbs, family drama, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, couples, social relations, 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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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 parents and children, family relations, family life, youth, siblings relations, suburbs and single parent mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Parenthood: Shameless (2011), Scoundrels (2010), Jennifer Falls (2014), Eight Is Enough (1977), 8 Simple Rules (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
 155K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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: humorous, offbeat, biting, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, everyday life, gay teenager, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 710
Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: going straight, family life, crime family, family relations, crime, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.9
 780
Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: single parent, small town, family relations, living with parents, loss of job, sitcom, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, homecoming, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.1
 22K
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: sitcom, overprotective parent, overbearing parent, teenage daughter, parents and children, siblings relations, family, suburbs, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.1
 8K
Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, youth, couples, disorder, grandparent and grandchild, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
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: lottery, parents and children, family life, wealth, family, suburbs, suburban life, lifestyle, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 12K
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, single mother, dysfunctional family, dentist, single parent, parents and children, family, suburbs, pregnancy, family life, suburban life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.9
 229
Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, single parent, parents and children, high school teacher, single father, living with parents, family life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 529
Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: lottery, couple relations, suburbs, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, single parent, love triangle, parents and children, rich and poor, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.1
 82K
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: feel good, witty, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, small town life, best friends, family, looking for love, boyfriend, career, lifestyle, single mother, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, new england, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 19K
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 ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, couple relations, single parent, single mother, teenage girl, parent child relationship, drugs/alcohol, teenager, latinx lead, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: 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, long brown hair, employee, kiss, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 20K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, 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 ⇓
71%
 6.8
 9K
George Lopez (2002)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, mexican american, factory, factory worker, parents and children, family life, actor, family, suburban life, working class, suburbs, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
 1K
Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lovers, family life, working class, family relations, single parent, parents and children, society, family values, horse, convict, everyday life, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 39K
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, realistic, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: teen angst, single parent, yuppie, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, parent child relationship, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, 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 ⇓
70%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, terminal illness, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, friendship, parents and children, family relations, friends, social differences, society, support group, feminism, racial stereotype, mental illness, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, family life, family, parenthood, child care, black family, youth, family relations, suburbs, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 40K
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, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, parenthood, adolescence, family values, everyday life, marriage, youth, childhood, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 95K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, dysfunctional family, family life, stoners, drug dealer, single mother, single parent, drugs/alcohol, marijuana, unlikely criminals, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 941
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, sitcom, parents and children, everyday life, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, single mother, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 888
Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, youth, gays and lesbians, parents and children, teenage life, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends, lifestyle, gay student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%