Movies and TV shows like Parenthood

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Parenthood (2010)
 8.2
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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, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, single parent, family relations, couple relations, adolescence, marital problem, parents and children, parenthood, siblings relations, responsibility, social relations, family drama, father son relationship, teenage life, musician, lawyer, youth, career, marriage, young kid, couples, human relationship, suburban life, drugs/alcohol, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa

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, siblings relations, youth, couples and sitcom mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Parenthood: Hung (2009), 8 Simple Rules (2002), Shameless (2011), The Family Tree (2011), The Middle (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, middle aged, family problems, strong sexual content, new job, financial problem, family relations, talented, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 23K
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: touching, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, overprotective parent, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, youth, family relations, teenage life, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.7
 167K
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, biting, offbeat, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, gay teenager, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, family relations, drinking problem, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family life, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, suburban life, cheating wife, therapy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.5
 41K
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, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, adolescence, parenthood, everyday life, marriage, family values, couple relations, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.0
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, youth, disorder, family life, couples, suburbs, teacher, boss, grandparent and grandchild, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, nurse, family relations, parents and children, family values, adolescence, parenthood, youth, siblings relations, family, diary, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 963
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, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: couples, family life, parents and children, couple relations, sitcom, actor's life, family relations, family, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, youth, teenage life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, single parent, looking for love, couples, family life, family relations, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, couples, dishonesty, charity, siblings relations, suburban life, couple relations, suburbs, teenage life, family life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, black family, parenthood, husband wife relationship, sitcom, marriage, uncle nephew relationship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 715
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small time, family relations, single parent, code, business venture, going straight, family life, dishonesty, petty criminal, crimes, parents and children, pretense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, dentist, single mother, family life, teenage life, couples, suburbs, parents and children, family problems, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, starting over, teenage life, family life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, single parent, best friends, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 40K
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: single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family relations, youth, supportive parent, teenage life, living with parents, siblings relations, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 245
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, sitcom, youth, coming of age, social relations, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, single parent, high school life, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 20K
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: realistic, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: lesbian, life turned upside down, family secret, dysfunctional family, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, family problems, family life, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: couple relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, family relations, disorder, family life, couples, fired from the job, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 788
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, homecoming, youth, small town, small town life, teenage life, society, grudge, unemployment, social relations, career change, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 537
Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: lottery, life turned upside down, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, marital problem, single parent, youth, rich and poor, parents and children, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: sitcom, overbearing parent, parents and children, family values, family life, family tradition, eccentric family, marital problem, in-laws, couple relations, siblings relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.7
 109K
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, tense, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, gays and lesbians, family business, family secret, workplace problem, depression, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brothers & Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family drama, family business, mistress, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, jealousy, love and romance, couple relations, parenthood, family life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family relations, odd couple, eccentric family, mischievous children, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, teenage girl, parent child relationship, single mother, couple relations, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family relations, social relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 565
Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, parents and children, family life, couples, family relations, social relations, against the odds, couple relations, family, stand-up comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
House of Payne (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tyler Perry's House of Payne is an American comedy-drama television series created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolved around a multi-generational family living under one roof in Atlanta led by ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, family life, social relations, parents and children, elderly, suburbs, youth, family relations, african american protagonist, suburban life, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Arrested Development (2003)
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: witty, surreal, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, lifestyle change, uptight character, workplace problem, parenthood, responsibility, nothing goes right, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, drugs, marriage, black romance, gospel, christian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 5K
Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Plot: neighbor, ambition, small town, couple relations, parents and children, grandparent and grandchild, relationship vs career, overbearing parent, love and romance, direction and purpose, child birth, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%