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 Although originally made for the BBC the series has subsequently been repeated on ITV3.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, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, world war two, portal, police officer, double life, british intelligence, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, romance, friends, misfit, love and romance, couples, disorder, fish out of water, buddies, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle, adulterous husband, deception, wartime, secret agents, father daughter relationship, lie ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1940, 40s, 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, semi serious, realistic and sitcom films and TV series with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, british humour, romance, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Goodnight Sweetheart: Lost in Austen (2008), The Singapore Grip (2020), Gavin & Stacey (2007), Do Over (2002), Rock & Chips (2010). 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: twists and turns, light, colourful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, eligible bachelor, romanticism, romance, prejudice, life philosophy, aristocracy, initially antagonists, parallel world, fall in love, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 2000s, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
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The Singapore Grip (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In colonial Singapore during World War Two, this epic drama follows the schemes – both commercial and amorous – of a wealthy British family as they struggle to preserve their prosperous business amid cataclysmic world events.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, talky, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: world war two, colonialism, british empire, love, deadpan, satire, couples, society, lovers, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 1940s
Place: singapore
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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, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, family relations, romance, family life, separation, couples, honeymoon, lifestyle, buddies, boyfriend, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 566
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, retro ...
Plot: time travel, high school, adult as child, fish out of water, starting over, one more chance, changing the past or future, adulthood, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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, bittersweet, childbirth, petty criminal, promotion, dishonesty, pregnancy, infidelity, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Love Soup (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Bittersweet comedy drama about the eternal search for the perfect partner.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, dating, lifestyle, lovers apart, couple relations, singleness, working class, friendship, escapades, friends, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
As Time Goes By (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two lovers are reunited after decades apart following a mutual misunderstanding.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly, psychiatrist, secretary, misunderstanding, second chance, ex-lover, middle aged, romance, love and romance, workplace, unlikely couple, old love ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, year 1953 ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: african american, radio, black cast, friendship, radio dj, romance, tv show, verbal byplay, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for sex, casual sex, sexual relations, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, group of friends, seduction, lovers, couple relations, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.5
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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: sitcom, humorous, surreal, witty, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, misfit, farce, workplace problem, uptight character, workplace situations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
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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, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, superhuman powers, secret identity, romance, super powers, deja vu, heroes, love and romance, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, light ...
Plot: media, journalist, lifestyle, soccer, disorder, life, teenage life, everyday life, sportscaster, commentator, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: fairy tale, sitcom, parody, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing
Plot: time travel, snow white, missing person, magic, lifestyle, family, love and romance, couples, poisoning, disorder, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, semi serious, humorous, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: supernatural, witch, housewife, magic, time travel, temptation, love and romance, family, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.2
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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, clever, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friend, sex, thirty something, relationships, lifestyle, unfulfillment, crumbling relationship, newlyweds, family problems, abortion, parents and children, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, manchester, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 125
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, family, society, couples, perversion, workplace situations, eccentric family, suburbs, family life, couple relations, suburban life, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 8.1
 11K
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: precocious child, parenting, couples, family life, couple relations, parenthood, parents and children, everyday life, youth, family relations, responsibility, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 6K
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, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, bookstore, lgbtq, coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, gender, workplace, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 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, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, couple relations, singleness, slacker, irresponsible, misfit partners, roommate, self involved, social awkwardness, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
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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, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: translator, pretense, thirtysomething life, family relations, dentist, social relations, couples, workplace, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 23K
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, witty, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, love and romance, newlyweds, love, newlywed, up and down relationship, family relations, romance, youth, verbal byplay, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, secret agents, war, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: london, france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.1
 7K
Dad's Army (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Introducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard. During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, volunteer, british military, sergeant, captain, seaside town, war, military, hapless, disorder, hapless soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.8
 225
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, talky, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: newspaper columnist, restaurant, dating, workplace, starting over, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, friends, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: sitcom, political, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, political satire, greed, british politics, conservative, politician, parliament, workplace romance, workplace situations, suburbs, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
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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, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, time travel, best friends, starting over, couple relations, couples, hopes, bittersweet, twenty something, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, disorder, family relations, couples, supportive spouse, misfit, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Man from the Future (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions makes him travel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, existence paradox, scientist, hopes, love and romance, inventions and discoveries, disorder, destiny, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, time warp ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.4
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Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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, exciting, stylized, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fall in love, love affair, true love, love and romance, life turned upside down, couples, adventure, romance, battles, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.1
 531
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, love triangle, infidelity, fall in love, surgery, superior, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%