Movies and TV shows like Asylum 2015

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Asylum (2015)
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Asylum (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a year in the El Rican embassy under the threat of extradition to America, Dan is bored, depressed and has little hope of getting out - his only chance is to push his case in an interview with the Guardian. The embassy staff are struggling to attract people to the annual embassy ball, as Dan is old news and nobody wants to come. Rafael decides to offer sanctuary to another international fugitive, a childlike, internet pirate called Ludo Backslash.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, touching, feel good, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: politics, media, odd couple, misfit partners, confined, misfit, disorder, workplace, embassy, computers and web, state affairs, whistleblower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about disorder, workplace situations, workplace, british humour, family relations, friendship and misfit mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Asylum: W1A (2014), White Van Man (2011), House of Fools (2014), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Nathan Barley (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, manager, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, office, salesman, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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95%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, goofy hero, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, satire, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, television, british humour, bbc, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, family business, workplace situations, society, disorder, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: guest, nothing goes right, disorder, domestic disturbance, uninvited guest, silly humor, british humour, bug, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, goofy hero, workplace, misfit, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, couples, disorder, family relations, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, journal, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, humorous, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, farce, friends, irish, workplace problem, odd couple, friendship, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, secretary, nothing goes right, boss and employee, disorder, team, olympics, british humour, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, friendship, rivalry, society, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, odd couple, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, job, macho man, living together, household ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, girl next door, wooing, dating, suburbs, buddies, aging, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Crims (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Straight-laced Luke inadvertently finds himself sentenced to two years in Young Offender Institution Sunnybank View after becoming a bank robber’s getaway driver, along with the bank robber in question, his girlfriend’s brother and so-called ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: prison, prison life, youth, confined, fish out of water, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquency, crimes, disorder, british humour, profanity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: London Irish follows the antics of four ex-pat Northern Irish 20 somethings in London. Written by Derry girl, Lisa McGee, someone who knows a thing or two about 'the craic' in world's best city. For these four friends it's not ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, irish, friends, city life, family relations, alcohol abuse, petty job, singleness, sexual tension, twentysomething life, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, store, petty job, flirting, strong female presence, employment, job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, youth, working class, workplace situations, social misfits, best friends, workplace, society, british humour, fast talker, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, staff, campaign, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, disorder, secretary, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cuckoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas. Ken is the over-protective father of a girl who's impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: slacker, hippie, culture clash, family disapproval, family relations, parents and children, newlyweds, misfit, couple relations, disorder, couples, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, friends in love, farce, british humour, humour, couple relations, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, couples, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, pregnancy, couple relations, unplanned pregnancy, male female relationship, dating, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 12K
The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: advertising, workplace situations, office, workplace, parents and children, campaign, media, longing, family problems, disorder, advertising agency, fast talker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: store, workplace, boss and employee, small town, misfit, friends, clerk, friendship, rivalry, silly humor, farce, superior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: muslim, family life, family relations, society, parents and children, satire, ethnic, immigrants, social relations, indoor, family, sports fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
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Barbershop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: barbershop, workplace, family business, hairdresser, buddies, misfit, society, workplace situations, family relations, power relations, everyday life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Count Arthur Strong (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Count Arthur Strong is a faded star from the golden days of variety, prone to delusions of grandeur, selective memory loss and the blurting out of malapropisms. He was never as famous as he thinks he was... or still thinks he is. Believing that ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: delusion, desire for fame, unsuccessful, elderly, overbearing, golden years, farce, british humour, old man, actor, writers, cafe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 2K
Stacked (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stacked is an American television sitcom that premiered on Fox on April 13, 2005. On May 18, 2006, Stacked was canceled, leaving five episodes unaired in the United States. The last episode aired on January 11, 2006. The five unaired episodes have ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: workplace situations, power relations, workplace, misfit, physical appearance, siblings relations, family business, boss and employee, store, fish out of water, bookstore, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 2K
Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, politics, government agency, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, computers and web, boss, workplace, social satire, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, satire, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%