Movies and TV shows like My Big Fat Greek Life

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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In addition to being the series star, Nia Vardalos oversaw the show as one of the co-executive producers, along with Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: greek, family life, lifestyle, culture clash, eccentric family, unlikely couple, misfit, parents and children, love and romance, society, couples, working class, disagreement, cultural difference, immigrants, family relations, couple relations, marriage, nationalist, stereotype, cultural conflict, stereotypes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois

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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 family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like My Big Fat Greek Life: The Parent 'Hood (1995), Welcome to the Family (2013), Better With You (2010), Your Family or Mine (2015), Big Family (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, mischievous children, buddies, society, single parent, young heroes, lifestyle, babies and infants, youth, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
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Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, disorder, teenage life, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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74%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sitcom, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family life, family relations, couple relations, pregnancy, couples, parents and children, lifestyle, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family life, parents and children, couple relations, social differences, disorder, culture clash, everyday life, friendship, couples, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, silly humor, dysfunctional family, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family life, best friends, misfit, siblings relations, couples, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, strong female presence, city life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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64%
One Big Happy (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: gay parent, gender, couple relations, family relations, family life, eccentric family, couples, friends, best friends, gays and lesbians, best friend, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, newlyweds, ex athlete, blended family, black family, youth, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, city life, family relations, friends, society, urban, love and romance, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, couple relations, parents and children, buddies, couples, friends, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Life with Bonnie (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, ambition, relationship vs career, tv show, parents and children, family life, couples, media, artists and showbiz, family, talk show, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Worst Week (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Worst Week is an American TV series which originally aired on CBS from September 22, 2008 to June 6, 2009. The series was based on the British sitcom The Worst Week of My Life. The show was adapted for American audiences by Fox under the title Worst ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: in-laws, family relations, couple relations, family life, comedy of errors, young people, wedding preparations and rituals, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, meet the parents, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Saint George (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Saint George is an American television pilot that is in development for FX. The show was created by George Lopez, sitcom veteran Matt Williams and David McFadzean. It will be the comedian's first starring role in a sitcom since his ABC show, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, family relations, silly humor, family life, parents and children, social differences, society, father son relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, mexican, cousin cousin relationship, mexican american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: chef, eccentric family, friends, family relations, buddies, best friends, lifestyle, restaurant, family, cooking and food, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, relationships, actor, woman, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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¡Rob! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rob is an American comedy television series that premiered on CBS on January 12, 2012, at 8:30 pm as a midseason replacement for Rules of Engagement, and ended on March 1, 2012. The series stars Rob Schneider alongside Cheech Marin, Claudia Bassols, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: newlyweds, meet the parents, couples, eccentric family, family, society, couple relations, culture clash, family relations, disorder, silly humor, mexican american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, family relations, power relations, workplace situations, everyday life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, family relations, parents and children, family life, couple relations, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian, stand-up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
All-American Girl (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All-American Girl is a 1994 ABC situation comedy starring Margaret Cho and featuring Jodi Long, Clyde Kusatsu, Amy Hill, B.D. Wong, and J.B. Quon as her Korean-American family. It is the second American sitcom centered on a person of Asian descent, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, dysfunctional family, culture clash, workplace situations, family relations, disorder, family problems, society, lifestyle, misfit, family life, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, living with parents, elderly, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, working class, parents and children, workplace, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, car, african american, stand up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Significant Mother (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Budding Portland restaurateur Nate's world is turned upside-down when he returns home from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate, Jimmy, dating his recently separated mother, Lydia. To make matters worse, Nate's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, friendship, age difference, couple relations, life turned upside down, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, roommate, friendship between men, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Welcome to Sweden (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The fish-out-of-water story of New York accountant Bruce, who falls in love with a Swedish girl named Emma and follows her to Sweden.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, expatriate, starting over, hopes, accountant, life turned upside down, couples, living with parents, family relations, misfit, meet the parents, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, family life, eccentric family, family values, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, parents and children, housewife, favoritism among siblings, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Desparate Parents (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mockumentary about the conservative Lepic family and their neighbors the liberal Boulay family, who are good friends. Their biggest point of contention is how they educate their children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sitcom
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, couples, parents and children, couple relations, best friends, opposites attract, conservative, liberal, neighbor, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, african american, family life, family, society, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, social relations, racial issues, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the stories of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social differences, disorder, family life, parents and children, couples, couple relations, architect, siblings relations, white trash, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hebburn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Hebburn is a warm and affectionate tale of north east family life. It tells the tale of the Pearson family and their impetuous and ambitious son, Jack, who has left Tyneside for the bright lights and glamour of Manchester. He has secretly married a ...
Style: sentimental, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, meet the parents, parents and children, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, secret marriage, husband wife relationship, middle class, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, family life, retiring, couples, family relations, family, aging, lifestyle, unemployment, parents and children, couple relations, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%