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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, parenthood, adolescence, family values, everyday life, marriage, youth, childhood, couple relations, eccentric family, odd, family, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, talking to self, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, woman ...
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 parents and children, family relations, sitcom, family life, family, eccentric family and couples mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Good Luck Charlie (2010), The Goldbergs (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.5
 295K
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, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family life, generation gap, everyday life, step parent, adoption, mother daughter relationship, sitcom, couple relations, family, adolescence, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, sitcom, teenage life, high school, black family, racism, working class, shyness, bully, african american, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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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, parents and children, anger, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, prodigy, suburban life, youth, social satire, uptight character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 24K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, retro, family life, jewish, childhood, parents and children, eccentric family, family, youth, family relations, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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60%
 8.0
 33K
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, light ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, eccentric family, responsibility, living with parents, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, disorder, immature, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.1
 13K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: small town, couple relations, sitcom, life turned upside down, couples, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, disorder, incest overtones, real life father and son playing father and son, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Married with Children (1986)
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, parents and children, family life, family problems, struggle, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, adult humor, husband wife conflict, stupidity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, jewish, family dinner, neighbor, comedy of errors, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, sitcom, parents and children, everyday life, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 15K
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, society, black family, family, racial issues, family relations, social relations, social differences, family life, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, middle class, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, overbearing parent, parents and children, housewife, couple relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, offbeat, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, workplace, disorder, siblings relations, arrest, parents and children, sexual humor, prison, lawyer, nothing goes right, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, sitcom, eccentric family, marriage, family, in-laws, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, family life, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, based on movie, blended family, black family, family, family life, family relations, youth, couples, newlyweds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, blonde, family, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, parents and children, eccentric family, divorce, divorced parents, family, family life, family relations, self discovery, siblings relations, disability, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
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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, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, in-laws, irresponsible, housewife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: couple relations, sitcom, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, love affair, family life, pregnancy, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, misfit, family, doctor, couples, family relations, couple relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic
Plot: sitcom, young lovers, couple relations, mexican american, marriage, in-laws, family, interracial relations, parents and children, teenage love, culture clash, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, everyday life, gay teenager, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, tv show, workplace situations, disability, family life, media, couples, workplace, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, cheerleader, twins, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: restaurant, immigrants, family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, school, youth, society, asian american, brother brother relationship, middle school ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family, stand-up comedian, family life, couples, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural ability, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family tradition, marriage, small town, butler, siblings relations, sitcom, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 409
Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, sitcom, parents and children, eccentric family, family, family life, small town life, unemployment, family relations, starting over, society, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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