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, sincere, captivating, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, responsibility, family relations, large family, parenthood, adolescence, marital problem, couple relations, parents and children, social relations, siblings relations, supportive parent, single parent, autism, father son relationship, father, family, fatherhood, relationships, kids and family, parents, father and son, family problems, eccentric family, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa

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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 sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Parenthood: Brothers and Sisters (2006), Modern Family (2009), Gilmore Girls (2000), The Middle (2009), This Is Us (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brothers and 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, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, family business, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, family problems, parenthood, jealousy, couple relations, family life, gay, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california
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100%
 8.5
 419K
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, funny, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, gay, family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, adolescence, family, couple relations, eccentric family, blended family, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, southern california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 121K
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, realistic, talky, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, small town life, female protagonist, first love, student, single mother, boyfriend, social relations, teenager, lifestyle, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: yale university, connecticut, usa, new england
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58%
 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, humorous, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, family life, family values, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family, youth, couple relations, parenthood, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.7
 140K
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: thought provoking, touching, sincere, sentimental, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, childhood memory, overweight, childhood, father son relationship, parenthood, depression, teenage angst, self esteem, family relations, family, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 22K
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: erotic, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male escort, sexual relations, gigolo, lifestyle change, middle aged, family life, lifestyle, new job, family relations, talented, family problems, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 133K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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: surreal, psychological, emotional, captivating, clever ...
Plot: gay, dark humor, funeral home, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, hopes, family business, death, self discovery, sibling relationship, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, living with parents, getting home, couple relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, anniversary, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 28K
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, melancholic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, adoption, foster child, foster home, gays and lesbians, teenage life, lesbian mother, step siblings, troubled teen, lesbian relationship, adolescence, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 26K
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, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenage daughter, family relations, popularity, overbearing parent, overprotective parent, family, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, suburban life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 11K
Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, small town, supernatural, father son relationship, single parent, mother daughter relationship, mysterious character, romance, social relations, teenage life, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 1K
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: not serious, humorous, light, sitcom, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: couples, family life, couple relations, parents and children, actor's life, family relations, family, parenthood, fatherhood, father son relationship, lifestyle, humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, family relations, nurse, parents and children, family, parenthood, family values, youth, siblings relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 15K
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: teenage pregnancy, single mother, dentist, family life, couples, family problems, youth, save the day, parents and children, teenage life, crumbling marriage, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 7K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, family, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, parenting, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 334
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, living with parents, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, family life, father daughter relationship, high school teacher, single father, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 23K
Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, gay interest, secret, eccentric family, family secret, dark humor, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, family life, gender, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 798
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, stepmother stepson relationship, newlyweds, parents and children, family problems, couples, couple relations, stepmother, family, life turned upside down, disorder, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.2
 596
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: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, single parent, family relations, couple relations, marital problem, disorder, love triangle, family problems, life turned upside down, youth, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, erotic ...
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, social relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, couple relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 656
Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, against the odds, family life, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, friendship, love, family, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 26K
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child's point of view, family life, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, society, parenthood, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, black cast, black man, gangsters, large family, terminal illness, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 4K
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, feel good, captivating, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, marital problem, couples, friendship, family relations, family life, parents and children, husband wife relationship, love and romance, save the day, marriage crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 9K
About a Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: lifestyle change, youth, womanizer, single parent, dysfunctional family, dating, character change, thirtysomething life, teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couples, remarry, family, single parent, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children, looking for love, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, marriage, black romance, lifestyle change, black woman, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, couples, couple relations, fish out of water, parents and children, suburbs, moving, friendship, family, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 2K
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, family, friends, couples, black, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%