Movies and TV shows like The Middle

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The Middle (2009)
 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, humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, offbeat, odd
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence, family values, everyday life, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage girl, parenthood, couple relations, childhood, marriage, youth, teenage boy, mother daughter relationship, small town, eccentric family, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, misfit, middle aged, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa

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Most similar movies to The Middle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family, family life, siblings relations, youth and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Middle: The Goldbergs (2013), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Modern Family (2009), Good Luck Charlie (2010), Friday Night Dinner (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 36K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, family relations, childhood, parents and children, overbearing parent, teenage life, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, family, teenager, social satire, dark humor, teenage life, dysfunctional family, suburban life, youth, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.5
 409K
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, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, generation gap, parents and children, everyday life, adolescence, hot and sexy, marriage, couple relations, family, eccentric family, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, comedy of errors, parents and children, marriage, social awkwardness, disorder, family gatherings, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 53K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, family, prodigy, school, childhood, boy, parents and children, mathematician, adolescence, kids and family, scientist ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, couple relations, family values, lifestyle, buddies, parents and children, family life, housewife, suburbs, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 34K
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family life, responsibility, family relations, single parent, large family, marital problem, couple relations, adolescence, supportive parent, parenthood, social relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Married... with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, family problems, struggle, parents and children, misfit, working class, promiscuous daughter, marriage, dog, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 37K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, living with parents, eccentric family, youth, disorder, responsibility, parents and children, immature, parenthood, twentysomething life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 32K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, neighbor neighbor relationship, youth, parents and children, family relations, everyday life, single parent, fish out of water, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Housewife (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.
Style: feel good, funny, sitcom, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: family, optimism, housewife, woman, marriage, lifestyle, social relations, fat woman, social issues, humour, life, society ...
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: overbearing parent, parents and children, family life, family values, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, family tradition, marital problem, in-laws, brother brother relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, twins, family relations, family life, prank, heir, brother brother relationship, single parent, youth, disorder, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his sister's three kids: Jordan, Bryana, and Vanessa.
Style: sitcom, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, artists and showbiz, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, husband wife relationship, black family, uncle nephew relationship, marriage, disorder, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, parenting, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, siblings relations, working class, eccentric family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 15K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, disorder, classmate, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, 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 ⇓
29%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, family relations, sibling rivalry, youth, favoritism among siblings, disorder, children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, bully, african american, misfit, black family, sibling rivalry, working class, family values, social relations, youth, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, family relations, youth, family values, siblings relations, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 14K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, couples, youth, couple relations, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, sexism, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Surviving Jack (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A boy becomes a man, and a man becomes a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: parenthood, marriage, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle change, adulthood, youth, family values, adolescence vs adulthood, antisocial behavior, coming of age, immature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 34K
The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, teenage life, verbal byplay, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 23K
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, social differences, disorder, society, social relations, fish out of water, black family, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, culture clash, social differences, everyday life, friendship, couples, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 15K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, teenage life, friends, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 789
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, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, newlyweds, parents and children, family problems, couples, couple relations, stepmother stepson relationship, life turned upside down, disorder, supportive parent, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%