Movies and TV shows like The Middle

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The Middle (2009)
 7.5
 41K
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: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, marriage, family values, couple relations, teenage boy, childhood, family, youth, odd, eccentric family, teenage girl, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, talking to self, construction worker ...
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 realistic, humorous, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about parents and children, family relations, sitcom, family life, family, couples and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Middle: Modern Family (2009), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), The Goldbergs (2013), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Black-ish (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 308K
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: parents and children, family life, everyday life, sitcom, marriage, couple relations, generation gap, step parent, family values, adoption, mother daughter relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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100%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, teenage life, sitcom, black family, bully, working class, high school, shyness, youth, eccentric family, family values, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 26K
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, overbearing parent, teenage life, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, teenage life, eccentric family, prodigy, uptight character, suburban life, youth, social satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.1
 16K
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, black family, parents and children, social differences, society, racial issues, teenage boy, african american, married couple, father son relationship, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, youth, adolescence, family values, siblings relations, social relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ 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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, everyday life, fish out of water, parents and children, social relations, family relations, youth, high school life, misfit, single parent, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family problems, family life, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, neighbor, marriage, dog ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, ironic, light, situational comedy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, eccentric family, parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, sitcom, couple relations, class differences, brother sister relationship, bankruptcy, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sitcom, black family, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, family relations, working class, family life, eccentric family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, living with parents, responsibility, eccentric family, parenthood, immature, twentysomething life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, feel good, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, society, working class, everyday life, irish, youth, christianity, suburbs, family life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, newlyweds, family life, ex athlete, black family, based on movie, blended family, family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, realistic, feel good, not serious
Plot: sitcom, overbearing parent, housewife, parents and children, protective parent, thanksgiving, ordinary person, holiday, eccentric family, family tradition, columnist, family life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations, family life, eccentric family, black family, parenthood, husband wife relationship, uncle nephew relationship, marriage, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, jewish, neighbor, family dinner, family relations, couple relations, family gatherings, grandparent and grandchild, parents and children, living with parents, siblings relations, overbearing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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: social differences, couples, family life, disorder, eccentric family, sitcom, culture clash, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, family, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, irresponsible, housewife, family life, couples, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, in-laws, couple relations, family, parenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, disability, eccentric family, family life, family values, blind character, hopes, family relations, free spirited, self discovery, parents and children, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.2
 28K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, single parent, couple relations, family relations, adolescence, marital problem, parenthood, responsibility, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, surreal, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, lifestyle change, workplace problem, identity crisis, responsibility, parenthood, uptight character, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, feel good, not serious, witty, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, couples, family life, pregnancy, parents and children, love and romance, sitcom, romance, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 977
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, high school hunk, parents and children, favoritism among siblings, housewife, youth, siblings relations, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family values, family life, couples, teenage life, dating, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ 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, culture clash, youth, pregnancy, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, disorder, couples, teenage love, society, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sincere, not serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, comeback, videotaping, disability, media, anchor, family life, tv show, network, family relations, overbearing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 941
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: sitcom, family, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family life, actor's life, family relations, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, couples, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, family, stand-up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, 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: not serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, family relations, power relations, doctors and patients, siblings relations, spouse leaving, parents and children, lesbian, couple relations, eccentric family, family disapproval, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couples, family life, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, family, husband wife relationship, family man, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%