Movies and TV shows like Goodnight Sweetheart

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Goodnight Sweetheart (1993)
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Goodnight Sweetheart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Goodnight Sweetheart is a British sitcom that ran for six series on BBC1 from 1993 to 1999. It stars Nicholas Lyndhurst as Gary Sparrow, an accidental time traveller who leads a double life after discovering a time portal allowing him to travel between the London of the 1990s and the same area during the Second World War. The show was created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, also creators of Birds of a Feather and The New Statesman. The creators wrote the first series, while subsequent episodes were by a team of writers. Although originally made for the BBC the series has subsequently been repeated on ITV3. Series 1-6 is now being broadcast on GOLD. For his starring role, Lyndhurst won the Most Popular Comedy Performer at the National Television Awards twice in 1998 and 1999.
Style: sitcom, surreal, humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious
Plot: time travel, world war two, double life, pub, police officer, time traveler, friends, romance, misfit, couple relations, love and romance, couples, imaginary, dishonesty, bar, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, british intelligence, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, best friends, adulterous husband, love triangle, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1994, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london

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Most similar movies to Goodnight Sweetheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, family relations, british humour and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Goodnight Sweetheart: Lost in Austen (2008), Gavin & Stacey (2007), Do Over (2002), Rock & Chips (2010), Black Books (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lost in Austen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennett.
Style: romanticism, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, jane austen, parallel world, romance, initially antagonists, prejudice, eligible bachelor, fall in love, family relations, imaginary, parents and children, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 2000s, 1800s ...
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, family relations, friendship, family life, romance, lifestyle, buddies, honeymoon, couples, boyfriend, british humour, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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52%
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Do Over (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Do Over is an American comedy-drama/fantasy series created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener about a man who gets a chance to relive his childhood. The series, which was originally broadcast on The WB in 2002, stars Penn Badgley.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: time travel, high school, starting over, one more chance, adult as child, fish out of water, love and romance, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
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52%
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, pregnancy, bittersweet, promotion, petty criminal, childbirth, child birth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
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52%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, friends, irish, farce, friendship, odd couple, salesman, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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50%
As Time Goes By (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two lovers are reunited after decades apart following a mutual misunderstanding.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly, psychiatrist, secretary, boss and employee, fall in love, love affair, workplace romance, couples, old love, power relations, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, kenya, los angeles, london
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My Hero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Hero is a BBC sitcom created by Paul Mendelson. The programme ran for six series, first broadcast in February 2000, and concluding in September 2006. The series follows the antics of the dim-witted superhero "Thermoman", portrayed by ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, superhuman powers, secret identity, romance, british humour, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, love and romance ...
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Bewitched (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Bewitched is an American fantasy situation comedy originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and stars Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: housewife, time travel, family relations, witch, magic, temptation, love and romance, family, supernatural ability, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
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49%
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Coupling (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Coupling is a British television sitcom written by Steven Moffat that aired on BBC2 from May 2000 to June 2004. Produced by Hartswood Films for the BBC, the show centres on the dating and sexual adventures and mishaps of six friends in their ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: casual sex, looking for sex, couples, looking for love, sexual relations, boyfriend, sexual humor, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love triangle, couple relations, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Martin (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Martin is an American sitcom produced by HBO Independent Productions that aired for five seasons, from August 27, 1992 to May 1, 1997 on Fox. The show is both titled after and stars actor-comedian Martin Lawrence along with supporting characters ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: radio, african american, radio dj, radio show, friendship, workplace, love and romance, loud, friends, producer, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, love and romance, abortion, pregnancy, nanny, best friends, infidelity, love affair, renewed love, breakup, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester
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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
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48%
Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: media, disorder, lifestyle, soccer, journalist, teenage life, everyday life, family relations, society, singleness, failed attempt, politically correct ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Ellen (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, friendship, bookstore, looking for love, workplace situations, city life, store, thirtysomething life, disorder, couples, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles
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48%
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A Fine Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister was played by Susan Penhaligon. It was produced by London Weekend Television and written by Bob Larbey. It was first ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: translator, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, workplace, pretense, couple relations, midlife crisis, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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48%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, workplace situations, society, couples, perversion, couple relations, farce, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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48%
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Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: newlyweds, marriage, up and down relationship, family relations, love and romance, romance, youth, city life, oldies, verbal byplay, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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48%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, secret agents, war, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, couples, danger, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, france
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47%
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Hindsight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins with Becca on the eve of her second wedding. It all seems perfect this time around, but she is still plagued by doubt. What if she could fix everything, and make the 'right' choices this time? Becca finds herself thinking ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, couple relations, starting over, best friends, couples, hopes, time travel, bittersweet, strong female presence, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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47%
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Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, life turned upside down, fall in love, danger, adventure, love and romance, true love, escapades, rivalry, love triangle, battles ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bar, columnist, restaurant, newspaper columnist, workplace situations, introspection, starting over, friendship, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
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47%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, couples, immigrants, family relations, beauty salon, social relations, family business, social differences, couple relations, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england
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47%
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Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: relationship vs career, couple relations, ambition, buddies, couples, friendship, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, superior, surgery, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, couple relations, friends, dating, buddies, city life, introspection, friendship, bar, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: workplace, nothing goes right, goofy hero, job seeking, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
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Catastrophe (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, couples, life turned upside down, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, dating, pregnancy, romance, boy, pregnancy and birth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sliding Doors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, twists and turns, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, alternate reality, road not taken, choice, breakup, love triangle, time travel, chance, romance, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, usa, europe, england, big ben london ...
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46%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, couple relations, irresponsible, misfit partners, roommate, social awkwardness, slacker, self involved, singleness, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, social relations, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations, workplace situations, unfulfillment, workplace, cousin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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