Movies and TV shows like The Middle

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The Middle (2009)
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, offbeat
Plot: everyday life, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family relations, teenage boy, family values, marriage, parenthood, adolescence, couple relations, childhood, family, youth, eccentric family, teenage girl, small town, odd, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, talking to self, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa

Most similar movies to The Middle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, sitcom, family life, family, eccentric family and couples mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), The Goldbergs (2013), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), Friday Night Dinner (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, gay, sister sister relationship, sitcom, adoption, step parent, blended family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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 8.1
 27K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, overbearing parent, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, anger, parents and children, family relations, prodigy, teenage life, eccentric family, suburban life, youth, uptight character, social satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, misfit, teenage life, sitcom, high school, working class, eccentric family, parents and children, social relations, youth, family life, family values ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family dinner, eccentric family, comedy of errors, parents and children, middle aged, social awkwardness, family relations, marriage, couple relations, family gatherings, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, sitcom, nurse, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, youth, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Married with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, light, feel good, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, dog, marriage, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
 7.1
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, society, social differences, racial issues, teenage boy, african american, married couple, black family, father son relationship, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 8.0
 34K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, sentimental, realistic, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, living with parents, parenthood, responsibility, eccentric family, immature, twentysomething life, lifestyle, lifestyle change, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, youth, social relations, family relations, everyday life, fish out of water, parents and children, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, family relations, parenthood, husband wife relationship, sitcom, marriage, uncle nephew relationship, black family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, lifestyle, family values, buddies, family life, housewife, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 8.0
 68K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Plot: psychiatrist, radio, living with parents, sitcom, dog, father son relationship, psychiatry, radio show, doctor, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, manchester england, manchester, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 20K
Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: not serious, humorous, ironic, situational comedy, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: small town, eccentric family, parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, sitcom, couple relations, class differences, brother sister relationship, motel, bankruptcy, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, newlyweds, family life, ex athlete, blended family, black family, couples, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: overbearing parent, sitcom, parents and children, family life, family values, family tradition, marital problem, eccentric family, couple relations, siblings relations, in-laws, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.9
 6K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family life, parents and children, housewife, couples, siblings relations, irresponsible, husband wife relationship, parenting, family relations, in-laws, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, sitcom, family, doctors and patients, couple relations, siblings relations, therapy, power relations, doctor, family disapproval ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, everyday life, youth, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: social differences, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, culture clash, couples, disorder, family life, family relations, sitcom, marriage, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 9K
Up All Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: parents and children, couples, couple relations, relationship vs career, sitcom, family relations, coping, child birth, friends, parenthood, husband wife relationship, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family life, family relations, aging, parents and children, family gatherings, couples, elderly, siblings relations, social relations, eccentric family, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, siblings relations, family life, family problems, working class, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance, teenage love, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, meet the parents, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Growing Up Fisher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's not every family that's brought closer together by divorce, but then again, the Fishers are anything but typical.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hopes, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, free spirited, supportive parent, disability, family life, family values, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, social differences, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, disorder, couples, architect, siblings relations, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, boyfriend, couples, family values, sexual identity, family life, protective parent, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family life, couples, lifestyle, sitcom, pregnancy, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations, love affair, romance, couple relations, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, twins, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, eccentric family, youth, family life, family values, housewife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: couples, family life, parents and children, couple relations, sitcom, actor's life, family relations, family, youth, artists and showbiz, teenage life, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%